Positive perspectives and practices for personal growth.

Live Positively Anyway

~ Mother Teresa If you are kind, people may accuse you of selfish, ulterior motives: Be kind anyway. If you are successful you will win some false friends and true enemies: Succeed anyway. If you are honest and frank people will try to cheat you: Be honest anyway. What you spend years building, someone could […]

Life Is Short

My life has taken many twists and turns over the last few years. I’ve been rich, I’ve been poor. I’ve been happy, I’ve been clinically depressed. I’ve been alone, I’ve been – as I am now – in a very secure relationship. I’ve felt dysfunctional and insecure, conversely I’ve felt on top of the world, […]

Malaysian Airlines MH17

What’s wrong with the world? What sort of missile toting retard aims a ground to air missile at whatever random passenger jet happens to be passing by? ‘Oh… we thought it was a Ukrainian military aircraft!’ will probably be the apologetic response.’ Really! A Ukrainian military aircraft that just happened to be flying along a […]

Can I Do It?

How do you psyche yourself up? Do you tell yourself, “I can do this!”; “I’m really confident!”; “I’m really talented!” ; “I’m a winner!” ; “I’m strong and in control!”? Are you? The problem with such positive affirmations is that they’re nothing more than veneer statements… they lack substance; and like anything that’s devoid of […]